Our first show of 2019 brings you more reports and conversations from in and around Illinois.
* Anna Casey of Illinois Public Media explains there are concerns over rising lot rental costs for some mobile home owners.
* Jonathon Ahl with Harvest Public Media reports on forestry management in the midwest.
* Benjamin Payne with WVIK introduces us to a Quad Cities musician who completed his New Year's resolution of 2018 by writing and recording a song a week:
* Sean Crawford talks with former lawmaker and state government official Jim Nowlan about what he sees ahead for the Pritzker administration. Nowlan is part of the Pritzker transition team.
* Michael Puente of WBEZ travels to Whiting, Indiana to see the new sports mascot hall of fame.
* Illinois Newsroom's Steph Whiteside tells what health groups are doing to regain trust of African Americans and improve their access to care.
* Sue Stephens of Northern Public Radio talks with a Dekalb native working with a school for girls in Kenya.
Find more episodes at StatewideShow.com. You can also drop us a line at Scraw1@uis.edu